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Henry James : a certain illusion

Author: Denis Flannery
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants. ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concept of "illusion" was fundamental to the theory and practice of literary representation in Henry James' work. This book offers readings of James' fictional and critical texts that are informed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Flannery, Denis, 1962-
Henry James.
Aldershot, Hants. ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)606515036
Online version:
Flannery, Denis, 1962-
Henry James.
Aldershot, Hants. ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2000
(OCoLC)630574018
Named Person: Henry James; Henry James; Henry James; A Andrae; Henry James
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Flannery
ISBN: 0754602486 9780754602484
OCLC Number: 44905092
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (D. Phil., Oxford University).
Description: x, 245 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A Certain Illusion --
'Who are you--what are you?': Gender and Illusion in The Portrait of a Lady --
'A Walking Advertisement': Illusion, Sincerity and Publicity in The Bostonians --
Illusion and the Critique of Realism: The Princess Casamassima --
'Hooked to a Catharine-wheel': Passion and Illusion in The Tragic Muse --
Illusion and the Cult of Personality in 'The Aspern Papers', 'The Figure in the Carpet' and 'The Velvet Glove' --
'Beyond any book': Illusion and the Desire to Continue in The Wings of the Dove --
'Nothing but you': Illusion and Absorption in The Golden Bowl.
Responsibility: Denis Flannery.

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